Archive of posts tagged "olympics"

Olympic Village Public Open House

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Olympic and Paralympic Village in Vancouver will open to the public for a community showcase Saturday, May 15th. Photo credit: kpwerker on Flickr The real estate development known as Millennium Water is hosting the Grand Opening celebration. They’ll have live music, activities, snacks, and more. The Olympic and Paralympics medals will also be on […]

2010 Winter Games Street Banners for Fundraising

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver is releasing several of its 2010 Olympic and Paralympic street banners to local non-profits who wish to use them for fundraising. Photo credit: rwill on Flickr Non-profit organizations are encouraged to fill out applications for use of the banners to propose how they would use them for fundraising. The city is […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Video

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Just when I thought I had wrapped up my Vancouver 2010 coverage, I discover an amazing video on YouTube by director Trevor Meier, featuring the Olympic Torch Relay. Comissioned by VANOC, they have an entire series of videos from the relay, the following is from Days 64 – 70. The Torch Relay was one of […]

Vancouver 2010 The Final Tally

Comments 18 by Rebecca Bollwitt

On the very last day of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games I cried twice. Once, when Sidney Crosby’s goal got past a stellar Ryan Miller, and once again when Neil Young was singing as the flame disappeared from the Olympic cauldron. It’s been seven years in the making and even though it’s gone, I […]